Clinical Dietitian - Nutrition & Dietetic Services

  • Predominantly an inpatient role based in Nelson Hospital
  • Varied work across all age groups, wards and medical conditions
  • Be part of a supportive and friendly team 

About the role

We are looking for a New Zealand Registered Dietitian to work within our small, diverse department based at Nelson Hospital This is a permanent 0.675FTE position, working 54 hours a fortnight, predominantly in the acute inpatients clinic setting. The role will cater to clients requiring secondary care services for a wide variety of conditions. At times you may also be called on to provide outpatient or community services. The role reports to the District Dietetic Team Leader.  

About you

You will be a NZ Registered Dietitian with a current Annual Practising Certificate and will have least two years of previous comprehensive clinical and generalist experience. Having a Dietitian Prescriber endorsement would be highly desirable.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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What we offer

This role offers a wide variety of practice across medical, surgical, paeds, ICU, mental health and more. Every day is different and challenging. It is easy to build working relationships with the MDT and the dietetic department is friendly and supportive. Nelson is also a beautiful place to live, especially if you enjoy sunshine and the outdoors.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Nicole McHaffie, District Dietetic Team Leader – Operational and Professional on For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N18-535

Applications close: Thursday, 13th December

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N18-535

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Thursday, 13 December 2018